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International Tax Research Guide: News


U.S. IRS provides:

The IRS describes this source as "the authoritative instrument of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue for announcing official rulings and procedures of the Internal Revenue Service and for publishing Treasury Decisions, Executive Orders, Tax Conventions, legislation, court decisions and other items of general interest."     

Includes Part II.—Treaties and Tax Legislation.

The IRS offers free topic-specific e-newsletters, including Country-by-Country Reporting News & Information Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) News & Information.

Bloomberg Law provides:

Regarding OECD Two-Pillar Global Tax Agreement Watch, Bloomberg Law states: "The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting has finalized a two-pillar agreement to address challenges arising from digitalization of the global economy.  Pillar One establishes new nexus and profit allocation rules for large multinational enterprises meeting certain revenue and profitability thresholds, and Pillar Two establishes mechanisms to ensure large multinationals pay a 15% minimum level of tax.  This watch page brings together News, Analysis, and other resources as additional details about the agreement are released and implementation efforts begin for member countries."

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, subscription IBFD Tax Research Platform > in BLS Library's catalog record, click: ACCESS ONLINE VERSION (IBFD) > in the IBFD Tax Research Platform, click: Search > beneath search box, click category: News 

Kluwer International Tax Blog Tax highlights selected international and foreign tax developments.

Lexis > Legal News Hub, click: All Sections to view Law360: Tax Authority "deep news and analysis."  Law360: Tax Authority is only available in Lexis.

Attorney Rufus Rhoades provides a monthly newsletter on international tax issues.  Rhoades & Langer treatise states that interested researchers can obtain this free newsletter by contacting:

Tax Analysts, Tax Notes Today International + Tax Notes Today Global [= international news and analysis "from a U.S. perspective"]

  • BLS Library's digital Tax Notes subscription includes Tax Notes Today International and Tax Notes Today Global news and analysis.  The digital Tax Notes subscription also includes BEPS Expert, FATCA Expert, and Procedurally Taxing ("[c]overing developments in tax procedure and administration, with a focus on articles of interest to practitioners and academics").  Below are instructions to create individual accounts.   

1) Access > click SIGN IN (top left)
2) In username field, enter your Brooklyn Law School e-mail address > click: Next

3) Beneath "New Brooklyn Law School User?" click: Register Here

4) On the profile page, enter your name and Brooklyn Law School e-mail address.  C
hoose a password and enter it.
5) After completing the profile, click: SAVE CHANGES
6) Go to the Tax Notes website, where you now can sign in with your your Brooklyn Law School e-mail address and the password you chose.  Under Subscriptions > News, there are links to federal, state and international news and analysis from Tax Notes.

VitalLaw > Tax - International provides Global Daily Tax News (on right of screen)